A bust of a young King Tutankhamun sold for £4.7 million at a Christie’s auction on 4th July 2019, despite protests from Cairo that the relic may have been stolen. Egypt has long demanded the return of artifacts taken by archaeologists and imperial adventurers.
Why must we always link such finds to big discoveries overseas? Surely we should be thinking about what they can tell us about our own history.
’Tutankhamen’ debuted on ITV last night, in the period drama vacated by ‘Victoria’ - but, if first impressions are to go
’Tutankhamun’ continues on ITV on Sunday evenings. ’Tutankhamen’ debuted on ITV last night, in the period drama vacated by
Now to find out what's inside...
Two hidden rooms have been discovered in the tomb of King Tutankhamen - and the contents could be very exciting. In a news
Egypt's King Tutankhamun might have been embalmed in an unusual way – with his penis apparently mummified at a 90-degree
Many of these treasures are now kept at Highclere Castle, where Downton Abbey is filmed But his ancestor, the eighth earl
Ninety years ago this month, the tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered in the Valley of the Kings. Instantly, Tutmania swept around the world. A decade later, the dead pharaoh arrived in Hollywood and changed the shape of the horror film for ever.
Dr Zahi Hawass, an egyptologist who styles himself as his country's 'Indiana Jones', has pressed foreign governments, museums and collectors to hand back even those treasures taken and maintained with the best of intentions. The British Museum has long resisted his attempts to return the Rosetta Stone.
Howard Carter's birthday has been celebrated with a special Google Doodle on Google's homepage. Carter, who famously unearthed
They have helped make stars and history, formed political fashions and pharaohs' essentials for the afterlife and are counted as one indicator of economic boom and bust. They also stay closer to men for longer than their wives or girlfriends ever will. So, why is it that men apparently give so little consideration to their underpants?